12 November 2019

 

Etihad Airways increases frequency on important Abu Dhabi to Riyadh route

 

 

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has announced a fourth daily flight on its route from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh, the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), effective 8 December. 

 

The additional service will be operated by an Airbus A320 configured with 8 seats in Business and 150 seats in Economy.

 

Etihad’s narrow-body Airbus A320 family fleet features refreshed cabins, including comfortable recliner seats in Business, while Economy boasts new ergonomic seating, USB charging points, and personal device holders at every seat enabling guests to download its E-BOX Stream wireless entertainment service, with more than 300 hours of movies, TV programming, music, and more, available to stream directly to their own device.

 

Etihad Airways has a codeshare agreement in place with Saudia. The two airlines place their flight codes on each other’s services between Abu Dhabi and the Saudi Arabian cities of Dammam, Jeddah, Riyadh and Medina. Etihad also places its ‘EY’ code on Saudia flights to Peshawar, Multan, Port Sudan and Vienna, while Saudia also places its ‘SV’ code to Etihad flights between Abu Dhabi and Ahmedabad, Belgrade, Brisbane, Chengdu, Chicago, Dusseldorf, Lagos, Melbourne, Moscow-Domodedovo, Rabat, Seychelles and Sydney. Subject to regulatory approvals, Saudia will progressively add its code to Etihad flights between Abu Dhabi and 11 more destinations in nine countries including Amsterdam, Baku, Brussels, Dublin, Hong Kong, Kathmandu, Bangkok, Phuket, Nagoya, Tokyo and Seoul.

 

 

Abu Dhabi – Riyadh schedule effective 8 December 2019 (all timings are local):

 

Flight

Origin

Departs

Destination

Arrives

Aircraft

Frequency

EY315

Abu Dhabi

02:10

Riyadh

03:10

Airbus A321

Daily

EY316

Riyadh

04:15

Abu Dhabi

06:55

Airbus A321

Daily

EY356*

Abu Dhabi

08:05

Riyadh

09:10

Airbus A320

Daily (ex Tuesday)

EY357*

Riyadh

12:35

Abu Dhabi

15:15

Airbus A320

Daily (ex Tuesday)

EY317

Abu Dhabi

11:05

Riyadh

12:10

Boeing 787-9

Daily

EY318

Riyadh

17:10

Abu Dhabi

19:55

Boeing 787-9

Daily

EY351

Abu Dhabi

21:05

Riyadh

22:10

Airbus A320

Daily

EY352

Riyadh

23:00

Abu Dhabi

01:35+1

Airbus A320

Daily

 

*denotes new flights

 

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